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that refers to the president's children, as you can imagine that video parking another controversy. we reaction to that, jody? >> diane, that ad is creating a stir in the bay area, most folks say they are outraged, calling it recommendless and gross. not everyone is critical, some say it's creating just the kind of debate that is needed. >> to bring his two little girls into it is unfor givable. >> that is how some are reacting to the 30-second promo, accusing the president being a hypocrite when it comes to armed guards at the school. why is he skeptical about putting armed security in the schools when his kids are protected by armed guards in mr. obama demand s the wealthy
pay their fair share of taxes but he is a elitist when it comes to security. protection for their kids and gun free zones for ours. >> gun control advocates say the nra is way out of line. and it may put the president's family in danger. >> i think they know full well that there's an element of the population that follows them that is very heavily armed. and you have to be very careful when you are putting out messages to a population that is heavily armed as some of these people are. kbr the head of the california republican party said a hard-hitting message is needed. he believes it is sparking a healthy discussion. >> i think the president has to be able to say to the american people why protection is needed for his had children in schools but not protection for other people's children. >> the white house responded
swiftly saying that president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight, the white house press secretary called the ad cowardly. reporting live in san francisco, jody hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> jody, thank you, we will continue the coverage of the president's announcement, including the nra's response and which proposals are most likely to pass congress. coming up at 6:00, our interview with congress woman jackie spear, she was shot five times in the jones town massacre and was a key member of the task force that formulated the proposals announced today, her side of the story on nbc bay area news. a follow-up on a story we broke last night. san jose police released a sketch of a man who a mom said tried to rip her 2-year-old out of her arms. it happened yesterday.
that mother told investigators that the children were playing in the front yard when a man approached her and her kids. as she started to talk to the man, she realized something was wrong. >> i was playing outside with my daughters and he was commenting about how beautiful they were and the color of their hair and one thing led to another and when he knelt down he grabbed my daughter by her feet. >> mom wrestled the child away and grabbed the 4-year-old daughter and got in the house to call police. he is described as 20-30, hispan hispanic, 5'6" with a thin build. he had a red cap, jeans and a light colored shirt with yellow stripes and smelled like motor oil. in the south bay, a woman is pleading for help to track down her husband's killer. a 34-year-old barber was shot and killed on january 5th.
police are confident that someone knows whoo happened. his wife stepped in front of the camera to urge the community to come forward with any information. >> it is very hard for me because i have a daughter 5-year-old, and she is asking for him. and i don't have answers. i'm very sad for my daughter. >> she and her family have no idea why her husband was shot to death and right now, police say they do not know either. they do not believe it's gang related and it was not a robbery. night though, someone called 911 to report hearing gun shots. police searched for a crime and found nothing, the next morning a family member found him lying dead behind a parked car on the same street. police and family are asking anyone with any information to call police. his death was the first homicide of 2013 and it came two
weeks after the city closed the books on one of the bloodiest years in the history. the chief that battled unsuccessfully to stem the rise of violent crime is leaving. his last day is actually friday, tonight, he sat down for a final interview. one you will only see on nbc bay area. we were live in san jose with what exiting chief moore has to say. >> reporter: well, chris mirror. moore is up stairs packing his boxes. he has worn the badge from ev y every -- from every rank in the police department, he is hanging it up after 30 years as a cop. >> probably melencoly is the best description. when you are in this line of work, for as longs abeen in it, you realize how fortunate you
are. >> his last badge was the proudest and most difficult, the golden badge of the chief. >> coming into a scenario where the public was concerned about the relationship of the police department. i think we have improved the relationship with the community substantially. >> while that relationship improved, his relationship with the rank and file got worse. more than 100 veteran officers resigned from the department last year. angry with the city they felt was taking their benefits away and the chief whom they felt was not defending them inside city hall. they questioned his leadership, moore's advice to city hall now? >> it's my hope that they recognize that the police officers here are really good, and our first primary function now is to hang on to the good officers that we have. >> moore said that the new chief will be a good interim until they have the replacement. moore said they will make a good high command staff but warns it
won't be easy. >> is going to be a difficult road, it's a solid organization though. it's a solid police department filled with really good people, hang on to the ones you have, and steer the course during a tough time. >> chief moore said he will take a break for two or three months and then consider some job offers from new york city and from washington, d.c. and other parts of the country. tonight at 6:00, we will see the advice he has for the incoming acting police chief. we are live in police headquarters, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, the faa made an emergency decision today, grounding all bowing dreamliners until further notice. that impacted many that were traveling today who were booked on a dreamliner flight, we were there as the passengers were rushed out of san jose and on to the shuttle to sfo, the de-- th
planes have been grounded until investigations have been completed. some were rerouted to sfo and he had that it was handled the best way possible. >> they let us know that there was one more electrical issue on one of their domestic flights in japan and they were just not going to risk at all the health and safety of their passengers so kudos to ana. >> the next direct nonstop service is scheduled this friday, no word on whether the passengers will be rerouted as well. >> coming up, we've our hands on the new facebook search tool and show you how it works next. >> and get ready for the first time in year the maf rick
competition is a go. >> and good afternoon, i'm jeff in the nbc bay yar weather center, spectacular afternoon, temperatures warming up to the 66 and 62 in gilroy, for tomorrow, plenty of sunshine and calm winds, spare the air alert in effect. with some of the worst air quality in the north bay and east bay, i'm back with possible 70s in the seven-day forecast coming up.
working together to figure out how to respond. >> out going defense secretary, leon pa nnetta stopped in rome d while there he asked the pope to pray for him. two people are dead in central london this morning after a helicopter crashed right in the middle of the morning rush hour. scotland yard said the helicopter hit a construction crane in the fog and then burst into flames when it hit two cars below. >> there was a lot of people running about. yeah, it was carnage, it was manic at the time. so, i couldn't really, i didn't know what was going on, it was like something out of the movie. everyone was in shock running around. >> four other people on the ground at the time of the crash were hurt. metropolitan police say it does not appear to be an act of terrorism, but the cause is
under investigation, the issue of the crane and fog comes into play. >> all right, talk about your tight fits. a woman spent more than four hours wedged between two buildings in portland. the woman was trapped in a space between the two walls until firefighters were able to free her. the incident began at 4:00 this morning when she was seen at the top of wall and then she was heard to scream. she fell between the two walls. firefighters used a soap like substance the to free the woman. >> oh, man, i tell you, that last couple of feet, she had that look of dee termination, and i think we were all pretty convinced no matter what she was coming out. >> she was taken to the hospital to be checked but she did not appear to have any serious injuries. >> an '80s tv star died today. he died monday of natural causes.
the 89-year-old starred across gary coleman and todd bridges. >> using your smartphone to diagnosis melanoma, not smart. four of the apps have been studied and three of them they found that it was incorrectly diagnosed. this happened a third of the time and could lead to delayed treatment, researches are worried that people will rely on the phones. >> sugar intake while small has an effect on weight loss. when people reduce sugar consumption, they lost two pounds on average. the data was less consistent in children but produced some results. kids that drank sugary drinks had a higher chance of being obese. >> we have a follow-up to a tore from last night. tonight we are beta testing the
facebook search tool. scott joins us to walk us through it. >> yesterday, facebook unveiled what it called graph search. a search engine lets you look for and find. different from searching on google or yahoo, this is how you find information from your special network. it as at the top of the facebook page, i was able to ask questions and find people in my network that work at linkdin, that is useful for doing a story on job growth. anybody like radio head? one click away from giving away the extra ticket. and of course, i talk about having my eye on the new tesla, these people, my facebook friends driver one. they can tell me what they think. and where are the bruins out there? you get the picture, facebook will roll it out gradually and the company hopes you can use it if you like things a lot. they are going to be happy and
it's going to be catnip to advertisers that can learn more about you. warning, anything that you put on facebook can be seen by a lot of people, but now, it can also pop up in a search. another reason to be careful. diane? >> yes, thank you, scott. >> you bet. free stuff going on, interest fees are waved, in honor of the martin luther king,junior holiday. visitors will voluntary to pay for camping and lodging. >> surf is up, the window on the maverick competition will open up on sunday after all. weather conditions will have to line up just right to call the contest. the swell models are holding up and they need the wind to cooperate. organizers have is decided on the day, they have notified the world class surfs that will have to get to half moon bay from wherever they are in the world in time to get in the water.
>> i love looking at the pictures and waves. incredible and it felt balmy today compared to the last couple of days. jeff, what is happening? >> it's officially, it was a little bit balmy out there, we had the humided levels up and temperatures warmer as well. as the radar scans around, no radar at this point at all, you may have to wait to parts of next week until we get rainfall on the radar, all about the wind today, it turned slightly off shore. while it's not warm to hot at this hour, it is about 5-7 above where we have been in the past couple of days at this hour. 52 in san jose and holding to 55 in san mateo. let's go to the sky camera network on this wednesday and you will see a lot of haze, we are under a spare the air alert for tonight and also for tomorrow. the area of high pressure is so strong it's pushing the pollution to the surface and providing great sunsets, a lot
of traffic, drivers having the sunglasses on later tonight. look at the right side of the screen, you see the flag is blowing still at this hour while that wind is off shore, it's not very strong. we need to look a thousand miles or more out here to find the storm track, it's so far out in the pacific. high pressure will stay here throughout thursday, friday, saturday, sunday, and maybe even into monday and that will keep this more milder trend that could temperatures going ten above average just in time. oh, yes for your weekend. let's get a look for who could be the warmest, santa cruise, by saturday, potentially 70 also saratoga from 66 today to 70 by saturday and even san jose from 60 today to 68 by the first part your weekend. now in santa cruise, that is 70 on saturday, and not close to the warmest january day ever, that was back on the january the 18th of 1920.
nonetheless, it will feel great. tomorrow morning, you need to bundle up, not as cold as it was the past few mornings. a few areas of patchy frost, and then warmer down in the south bay. 36 expected in the valley. for thursday, it will be hazy out here, that spare the air alert, in effect, including the south bay, 63 expected in san jose, and also, 64 in palo alto, we will warm it up by 3-5 degrees. and the east bay will lag behind on warming just because it's starting off cold, we will get it close to 60, and it looks like we will take out of the mid 60 category, santa rosa could be one of the warmest. starting off in one of the coldest tomorrow. it will see a 30 degree jump in temperatures, san francisco 60. it's dry and sunny throughout thursday, friday and saturday.
awesome whether this weekend. and watch out, we will likely have a warning this weekend, so while it's surf's up for the maveric mavericks. if you are a experienced swimmer, we will have uniquer waves, it look likes we will have moisture off shore that will bring us rainfall next week, no rain icon on there yet, we are eyeing it as we had a active november and december, it has been dry lately. but we can use more. >> did you say 70s? >> possibly. >> santa cruise -- popular retailer recalls half a million baby outfits, we will give you the details next.
million of these two-piece pj sets they do not meet federal flammability standards. and bug-a-boo is recalling some strollers. a free replacement handle can be provided. game on spor the sharks fans had to be there early to get the wrist bands, because of the nhl lockout, only 24 games at home will be held. so people woke up early to stand in the cold. >> dedicated fan, my you son and husband are true sharks fans. >> to watch them win the stanley cup this year, they are about to do it. >> it's fun to go with my son, it's like a nightout, we eat and
>> jeff will say it again, almost 70s? >> yeah, that is right, we will go with 70 as we go throughout saturday, and a huge departure from the very cold temperatures we started off with this week, smooth sailing right to the weekend. >> we are going to the beach. >> we are. >> we will be back at 6:00, see you then. [ crickets chirping ]
on the broadcast tonight, fighting back. president obama is out with his plan on gun control. the most sweeping in generations. as the nra uses the president's own daughters in an attack ad. as both sides harden for battle, we'll hear from both sides here tonight. american hostages taken in a deadly terrorist attack. it's part of the world's newest war and we're there tonight. is it safe for pregnant women to get the flu vaccine? there's news on that front tonight. plus other health news about the risk of migraines. and making a difference. with a lesson in generosity. returning a little joy to some kids who lost so much. "nightly news" begins now. from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. good evening. it just might have changed everything. it's been a month now since 20 innocent school children were